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Story to Watch: Maryland State Delegate Claims Pro-Gay Bias
Baltimore attorney J. Wyndal Gordon, who is representing Maryland State Del. Tiffany Alston, claims that the indictment of his client for alleged campaign finance violations under state criminal law is somehow related to her opposition towards a recent marriage equality bill.
Media Reacts to Barney Frank’s Retirement
Rep. Frank told the New York Times “It’s been a privilege to fight for the quality of people’s lives, but I’m ready to put a little more quality into my own life.”
Equality Maine and GLAD to Run TV Ads Supporting Marriage Equality
Historic Day in Mass: Gov. Patrick Signs Transgender Equal Rights Bill
After passing in both houses of the Massachusetts Legislature last week, today Gov. Deval Patrick (D) signed the historic Transgender Equal Rights Bill. The law will take effect on July 1, 2012, at which time the state's approximately 33,000 transgender residents will have vital protections against discrimination in employment, housing, education, credit and hate crimes law.